Edible Bugs?

Edible Bugs?

Edible bugs?  Heck yeah!  On this episode of WeGrowOurs Podcast, we talk edible insects with Tiny-farms with a bit of politics with Don & Nick. So could or would you eat bugs?  Let us know in the comments!   Edible bugs?  Heck yeah!  On this episode of WeGrowOurs Podcast, we talk edible insects with Tiny-farms with a bit of politics with Don & Nick. So could or would you eat bugs?  Let us know in the comments! Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and YouTube!

Quail and Prepping

Quail and Prepping

Quail and Prepping On this episode of We Grow Ours we talk Quail and Prepping with Scott Yarosh. We’re talking prepping styles, reasons behind prepping and food storage.  Then Scott of the Yarosh homestead shares his expert knowledge on raising quail on the backyard homestead. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and YouTube!

The Black Soldier Fly

The Black Soldier Fly

The Black Soldier Fly Come find out how the black soldier fly can help you on your homestead.  This episode we welcome Karl from Compostemania.com and thebiopod.com and a black soldier fly expert! Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and YouTube!

Survivor Jane Prepper Talk

Today we welcome Survivor Jane Prepper Talk on the We Grow Ours podcast.  As the creator of the Survivor Jane website, a website dedicated to survival and prepping; this city-girl turned Appalachian prepper has a lot to share. Survivor Jane Prepper Talk     Jane was featured on Doomsday Preppers Season 4 and her #preppertalk is a popular community on twitter. Jane is also the author of two books: Where There is no Cosmetic Counter: How Not to Look Like a Zombie – Even After the End of the World As You Know It Survivor Jane’s Guide To Emergency/Survival Hygiene:...

Doomsday Preppers – Our Full Episode

 Doomsday Preppers – Our Full Episode July 31st our own Nick Klein was featured on Doomsday Preppers alongside our friend Don Kupper fellow co-host of We Grow Ours.  And don’t miss Mrs. Hostile Hare butchering her first rabbit! Nick’s segment is about 14 minutes in. What do you think of Nick’s score?  Leave your thoughts in the comments.            

Homesteading and Urban Farming FAQ’s with We Grow Ours

Homesteading and Urban Farming FAQ’s From We Grow Ours The We Grow Ours Podcast is answering FAQ’s on Homesteading and Urban Farming this week!  As you know Nick from Hostile Hare is part of the awesome duo that is We Grow Ours.  This week they are answering questions from their listeners. This week’s FAQ’s cover rabbits, goats, aquaponics and more.  Want to ask your own question?  Go to www.wegrowours.com/askus Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and YouTube!

DIY Furnace

DIY Furnace

DIY Furnace   Today we bring you the DIY Furnace.  It should be part of our prepping plans to have alternatives to conventional heating and cooling; especially in severe conditions. Here in Phoenix it still feels like Spring during the day, but temps are falling when the sun goes down.  If you’re watching the news you’ll see that severe winter temps are plaguing areas. Check out this video by DesertSun2 Like this video? Check out the We Grow Ours Podcast, Alcohol Can Be a Gas! Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and YouTube!

Buttermilk Fried Rabbit

Buttermilk Fried Rabbit Crunchy crust and moist meat, you’ll find this buttermilk fried rabbit recipe a quick favorite. Ingredients 2 to 3 domestically raised rabbits, cut into serving pieces 2 cups buttermilk 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning, or mix together 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano, 1 1/2 teaspoons thyme and 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons cayenne, or to taste 1 1/2 cups flour 1 heaping teaspoon salt About 2 cups vegetable oil Process Mix the buttermilk with the all the spices except the teaspoon of salt and the flour. Coat the rabbit with the...

Rabbit and Dumplings

Rabbit and Dumplings With the weather cooling, comfort food because a staple in our house.  This Rabbit and Dumplings recipe fits the bill to a tee. Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter1 tablespoon olive oil1 rabbit, cut into piecesKosher salt and fresh ground pepper1 ½ cups self-rising flour½ cup vegetable shortening2-3 tablespoons ice water Process Heat oil and butter over medium high heat in a dutch oven. Salt and pepper the rabbit pieces and brown on all sides. Cover with water by one inch, bring to a boil, then lower heat. Simmer, partially covered, until the meat falls from the bone, 1-1...

Christmas Roast Rabbit

Christmas Roast Rabbit Looking for a roast rabbit recipe that you can present at your Christmas dinner?  This is the one! Ingredients 1 rabbit, deboned 3.5 oz of white bread, soaked in milk and squeezed well 1 egg 11 oz of ground veal meat 1 fresh pork sausage 3.5 oz grated pecorino cheese Salt Black pepper Extra virgin olive oil 5 potatoes 1 red onion 1 cup beef broth or vegetable stock or white wine Process In a bowl mix the breadcrumb with the ground veal, the fresh pork sausage, a lightly beaten egg and the grated pecorino cheese. Add a pinch of...

Chef Tess Tasty Survival!

This week on the We Grow Ours show, Nick and Don have Chef Tess on this week, and she has food! Stephanie Petersen (AKA Chef Tess) joins us in the situation room to talk about her new book, and survival meals. She has amazing recipes that make survival food taste amazing; she showed us how yummy these meals could be! Everyone should have some food storage, but most people think that the food is just for survival situations. Chef Tess has opened our eyes to how these foods can be for every day, and fit into a budget that could...

Rabbit in Garlic and Sherry

Rabbit in Garlic & Sherry Ingredients 4 large farmed or 8 small wild rabbit legs 2 carrots 1 onion 2 leeks 2 stalks celery Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 to 4.5 cups of chicken stock (or rabbit stock) 4 oz dry sherry plus extra to finish 2 handfuls of wild garlic leaves – can’t find wild garlic leaves?  Substitute 2 handfuls of baby spinach and 2 cloves of minced garlic Extra-virgin olive oil Method Place the rabbit legs in a suitable pot with the carrots, onions, leeks and celery, all left whole. Add a level teaspoon of salt and cover...

10 Everyday Items with Prepping Uses

 10 Everyday Items with Extraordinary Uses In an emergency or SHTF situation, we need to know how to use what we have for more than one purpose.  Here are 10 Everyday Items with Prepping Uses most, or many, of us keep in the home: Apples Oranges Fish Tank Water Milk Water after cooking potatoes or pasta Deodorant Soap Aspirin Coffee Rubbing Alcohol Batteries Ready to see how you can use these everyday items in extraordinary ways?  Check out the full article here!

Alcohol Can Be a Gas

Alcohol Can Be a Gas Did you know that alcohol can be a gas?  Did you know that your car could run on alcohol? On this new episode of We Grow Ours we are interviewing author David Blume Alcohol Can Be a Gas!: Fueling an Ethanol Revolution for the 21st Century. The author is also the Executive Director of The International Institute for Ecological Agriculture (IIEA) and the founder Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technical Officer for Blume Distillation LLC. He can show you how to convert your car with small modifications! Check out this websites:  http://www.blumedistillation.com and  http://www.alcoholcanbeagas.com

Household Items in Emergency First Aid

Household Items in Emergency First Aid Household items can be used in emergency first aid.  We are not saying you shouldn’t be prepared with a solid first aid kit and supplies. However some situations may call for using your smarts and the supplies available to you when a well stocked kit isn’t available. Survival Based has a great article with 20 items listed that you need to check out – click here to read. Still need to build a medical kit?  Check out this video from Patriot Nurse about building one on a budget!            ...

Rebel Canning

Rebel Canning

Rebel Canning We’re talking rebel canning on this week’s We Grow Ours show.  Our guest is Ann of A Farm Girl in the Making who will be explaining rebel canning as she encourages our pursuits in homesteading. Canning can and should be part of your homesteading and prepping plans! See more about Ann on her website – A Farm Girl in the Making Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr,and YouTube!

Survivalist Trick: Tuna Can Torch

Survivalist Trick: Tuna Can Torch can give you 2 – 3 hours of light in an emergency situation.  The oil in the can actually acts as the fuel to keep the torch burning. Survivalist Trick: Tuna Can Torch  I know lots of us of tuna cans in our survival pantries, though many of us might not be a fan of tuna; this is an awesome 2nd choice should the need arise.  The video shows you, step by step, how to make this quick SHTF torch. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr,and YouTube!

Easy Rabbit Stew

Easy Rabbit Stew

Easy Rabbit Stew is a great, simple dish the whole family will enjoy. Like I always say though, it tastes better when you raise the rabbit yourself! Easy Rabbit Stew Ingredients: 1 rabbit, 2- 3 lbs, jointed 2 tablespoons plain flour, for dusting 8 – 9 oz smoked pancetta, cut into lardons 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, diced 3 large carrots, diced 4 celery sticks, diced 4 potatoes, halved 2 fresh bay leaves  2 sprigs of thyme 2 cups chicken stock 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon honey salt and freshly ground black pepper boiling water     Steps: Set the...

Survival Gardening

Survival Gardening Is survival gardening part of your prepping plan?  While we are advocates of creating a survival pantry those are eventually going to run out. So today we bring you tips for your one survival garden. Of course, we also think your survival homestead should include rabbits.  Check out this episode on Small Live Integration: Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr,and YouTube!

Spanish Rabbit in Tomato Sauce

Spanish Rabbit in Tomato Sauce

Spanish Rabbit in Tomato Sauce is the dish of choice for the tomato lover in the family. Great, rich flavor everyone can enjoy. Spanish Rabbit in Tomato Sauce INGREDIENTS 1 – 4 lb whole rabbit*4 cloves garlic, finely chopped2 onions, sliced1 can (16 oz.) crushed tomatoes1 bay leaf1 sprig tarragon1 sprig thyme2 stalks celery, finely chopped1 cup white wine1/2 cup watersalt and pepper to taste1 sprig parsleyextra virgin olive oil PREPARATION Return the rabbit to the frying pan. Add the white wine and stir. Turn the heat up to bring to a boil and reduce the liquid by a half...

Bokashi: Urban Farm Friendly Compost

On the latest episode of We Grow Ours we are talking Bokashi: Urban Farm Friendly Compost!  What is Bokashi?  Bokashi is an accelerated way to compost and have that black gold ready for your garden beds. We welcome Morgan of Bokashi Evolution and get all the Bokashi details. “ Bokashi, Urban Farm Friendly Compost, composting is a process of fermentation that quickly and easily converts food waste into highly productive compost.  It is rapidly becoming many gardeners favored approach to building healthy and productive soils. The key to the bokashi process is fermentation. Through fermentation, bokashi composting generates the specialized microbes, yeast,...

Fodder for Feeding Food

Fodder for Feeding Food Fodder for feeding didn’t happen for me overnight.  When I started out raising rabbits I took the route of every first time cuniculturist, I bought a bag of rabbit pellets and started feeding 4 ounces a day.  It was easy, affordable, and functional.  My first four does I had in a shed in hanging cages and the buck was lose on the ground.  He wasn’t trying to escape, the loves of his life were in sight and he stayed close.  His cage had food and water available and the door was open so he could come...

Rabbit Recipe Enchiladas

Rabbit Recipe Enchiladas Today we bring you another awesome rabbit recipe with a south of the border flare!  Enjoy! Enchilada Sauce 3 tbsp chili powder 3 tbsp flour 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp cocoa powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 3 cups of rabbit broth (or chicken broth, or even water) 1 cup of tomato sauce Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl and stir until thoroughly mixed. Add enough rabbit broth to make a paste. Pour remainder of broth into a pan and turn on high heat. Dump the paste into the broth and whisk it...

Self-Defense Weapons

5 Self-Defense Weapons – Keychains There are 5 self-defense weapons you may want to consider having.  Obviously, there is an argument for handguns and tasers; and we fully support and encourage you to look into those options.  Today we want to add a few in that you might not have considered for self-defense. Keychains…yes keychains. Let’s face it, we carry our keys everywhere and there are no signs asking us to keep them out.  This is a great secondary option for self-defense. Check out the list and let us know what you think! 5 Self Defense Weapons – Keychains

Silver and Gold

  Silver & Gold Silver and gold in our current economy.  If you’re keeping tabs on this then you’re not going to want to miss this latest episode of the We Grow Ours podcast. “This week on the We Grow Ours show, Nick and Don have “Roger Rage” on the show to give us a brief history of our monetary systems and explain why gold and silver is a resource everyone should have. We cover money, the fed, the IRS, and yes politics! This show is all about money, but when you talk money you cannot avoid politics. Nick and...

Yard Sale Prepping

  Yard Sale Prepping Yard sale prepping is perfect for those of us on a budget.  In our economy we have to use our funds wisely and still be prepared. There are many items that can be found and purchased at yard sales and thrift stores that will help your efforts with huge discounts.  This list is a great started place but don’t be afraid to add your own items.  It is a great idea to keep a running list to help you focus your shopping efforts when you’re out and about.  Don’t waste your money on items you really...

Prepper Uses for Paperclips

Prepper Uses for Paperclips Prepper uses for paperclips comes down to a good prepper knowing how to use everyday items for emergency needs.  But paperclips can be pretty handy outside of their normal uses in everyday situations too. Check out Sensible Prepper’s video!   Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr,and YouTube!

BBQ Tandoori Rabbit Recipe

BBQ Tandoori Rabbit Recipe

BBQ Tandoori Rabbit Recipe: Ready for something new? Give this a go! BBQ Tandoori Rabbit Recipe Rabbit 8 rabbit fillets (from the saddle) Marinade 500ml natural yogurt   1 large red chilli finely chopped   1 large green chilli, finely chopped   2 teaspoon ground cumin   2 teaspoon ground coriander   2 teaspoon ground turmeric   2 teaspoons smoked paprika   3 tbsp tomato paste   Juice of 1 lemon   3 cloves of garlic, crushed   5 cm ginger, peeled and chopped   3 tablespoon coriander finely chopped   3 teaspoon honey   1 tsp maldon salt Cucumber...

Rabbit Meat Storing and Cooking

Rabbit Meat Storing and Cooking Rabbit meat storing and cooking safety isn’t complicated but because it is a meat that hasn’t been commonly eaten many people are unsure about it.  I got a call from a friend yesterday that was worried about her rabbit meat.  She had defrosted it on the counter and then it sat in the fridge a couple of days.  I advised her not to eat it and to not defrost rabbit, or any other meat, on the counter top. So lets talk rabbit meat storing and cooking safety.  For our purposes we are assuming that this is...

Bleach Survival Uses

Bleach Survival Uses

Bleach Survival Uses Bleach survival uses should not be overlooked.  Bleach is inexpensive and readily available and storing it for SHTF purposes is a great idea. Don’t put bleach in the laundry room and forget about it.  Yes it is great for whitening your clothes but it also can disinfect, remove stains and can be used to make some water safe for drinking in emergencies. Preparing for SHTF has 5 great reason to store bleach for survival situations. Read the article now.

Sustainable: Making A Penny Battery

Sustainable: Making A Penny Battery: Ready to make a penny work for you?  How about making a penny battery?  It’s true, you can’t buy much with a few pennies these days, but you CAN make a battery with them!   Sustainable: Making A Penny Battery   If you aren’t keeping them in your pockets for spending you might want a few around for this little SHTF use.  A penny battery can run your small electronics and they aren’t hard to build. Check out Grant’s video for instructions. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr,and YouTube!

Rabbit and Pearl Barley Stew

Rabbit and Pearl Barley Stew

Rabbit and Pearl Barley Stew This rabbit and pearl barley stew recipe Is a KEEPER!! Rabbit and Pearl Barley Stew Ingredients 1 wild rabbit, cut into serving pieces seasoned flour, for dusting 2 tbsp vegetable oil 5½oz pancetta 1 large onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 small fennel bulb, sliced into 5mm/¼in thick slices 600ml/1 pint white wine 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 sprig rosemary 2 tbsp pearl barley Preparation method Dust the rabbit pieces with seasoned flour, then shake off any excess. Heat the oil in a saucepan, add the rabbit and fry for 3-4 minutes on both sides, or until golden-brown all over. Remove and set aside. Add the pancetta...

Best Pig For Small Homesteads

  The Best Pig For Small Homesteads Have you wondered what the best pig for small homesteads would be?  Sure the Berkshire is a great heritage pig, but they also weigh 600 lbs at full maturity; not exactly an animal for a small scale farm.   A pot belly pig could be a choice but they are pretty fatty; that’s great if you mainly want to render lard.  What about the KuneKune?  Haven’t heard of the KuneKune?  Well we’ve got the podcast for you! “This week on the We Grow Ours show, Nick and Don have Craig from Lonesome Star Farm talking...

Orange Rabbit Meat Stir-Fry

Orange Rabbit Meat Stir-Fry. Man, I wish I had a rabbit thawed out tonight… this looks GOOOD! Orange Ginger Rabbit Stir-FryServes 3-4 Meat from one rabbit, approx. 1 lb., cut into thin strips2 tbsp. olive oil, split½ medium onion , chopped2 cloves garlic, minced2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced1 yellow pepper, seeded and sliced1 tbsp. minced ginger2 tsp. dark sesame oilJuice from one orange3 tbsp. Bragg Liquid Aminos (or tamari soy sauce)1 head of broccoli, stems removed, cut into florets1 tbsp. toasted sesame seeds2 tsp. arrowroot powder/starch (can substitute flour or cornstarch)  If your sesame seeds are not already toasted,...

DIY Survival Pocket Waterfilter

DIY Survival Pocket Waterfilter

A Lone Wolverine shows us how to make our own pocket water filter. Like her YouTube channel for more so we had a lot of rain and flooding for two weeks now everything is wet in the forest and on the fields and what comes with flooding is dirty water so in a survival situation you want to find some way where you can purify your water and that’s why I want to build a water filter today with natural materials okay so first of all we’re gonna need some tube some kind of tube and for the tube I...

Panko & Mustard Crusted Rabbit

Panko & Mustard Crusted Rabbit

Panko and Mustard Crusted Rabbit The Panko and Mustard Crusted Rabbit recipe will have the kids hopping to the table for more!! Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup Dijon mustard 2 cups panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 1/4 cup fresh thyme leaves, chopped 2 (2 1/2 to 3-pound) fryer rabbits, cut into 8 serving pieces, rinsed, and patted dry 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Preparation Preheat oven to 500°F. In a medium bowl, whisk together butter and mustard. In a large bowl, toss together panko and thyme. Season rabbit pieces...

Rookie Prepper Mistakes

Rookie Prepper Mistakes

  Are you making any of these 7 rookie prepper mistakes? by some estimates there’s 3 million Americans who call themselves Preppers and Joel Skousen estimates that for every one of them there’s ten more who are thinking about it you know thinking that maybe they need to be Preppers if you’re one of those you need to know the top seven worse rookie prepper mistakes you number one issue is obsessing about doomsday if a nuclear strike is what you’re most concerned about you don’t need to be thinking about moving into a bunker you need to move away...

Rabbit Meat Cacciatore

Rabbit Meat Cacciatore

Rabbit Meat Cacciatore; a nice dish from the south of Italy. Rabbit Meat Cacciatore Ingredients: 3/4 all purpose flour Salt, pepper, garlic powder, red pepper 1 Three to four pound dressed rabbit 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves 6 juniper berries, crushed 3 large cloves of garlic, chopped 1 large yellow onion, rough chop 2 cups dry red wine (you can use dry white if you prefer) 2-4 cups tomato sauce (recipe to follow, or use your favorite sauce) Method: Cut washed and dried rabbit into eight pieces: two front haunches, two back haunches and...

Bacon Wrapped Rabbit with Greens

Bacon Wrapped Rabbit with Greens

Bacon Wrapped Rabbit with Greens Ingredients (Rabbit): 3 Rabbit Loins cleaned 1 Lb Bacon 1 Lemon Fresh Sage Fresh Thyme Salt and Pepper Ingredients (Dressing): 1/2 Cup Strawberries Juice of 1/2 Lemon 2 Tbsp Melted and strained Pastured Bacon Fat 1 Tsp Dijon Mustard Splash of Apple Cider Vinegar Salt and Pepper to taste Preheat your oven to 350 Degrees Fahrenheit Cut your bacon in half or to the length needed to wrap a loin and lay them out slightly overlapping on your cutting board Place a rabbit loin in each one and generously season the rabbit and bacon with...

Compact Survival Kit

Compact Survival Kit

Compact Survival Kit: “In this video, I’ll show you what I keep in my compact survival kit. This kit is designed to hold what I need for a survival situation without a lot of extra weight. You can toss this bag in another bag, in the back of your car, or a variety of other locations.”-EverydayTacticalVids   A compact survival kit can be a great asset when you don’t have a lot of space of you need to travel light.  Check out this awesome video by Everyday Tactical Vids for an awesome suggestions. hey everybody it’s Tim from everyday tactical...

5 Traits of a Survivalist

5 Traits of a Survivalist

There are at least 5 traits of a survivalist.  Let’s be clear that these traits have nothing to do with your stockpile of food or your weapons.  These are the traits that are going to keep you going while preparing, in an emergency or SHTF situation.  If they don’t come naturally to you then you’re going to have to work on making them a habit.   So what are the 5 Traits of a Survivalist? Know when to lead and when to listen Know how to budget Takes on challenges Gardening is a pleasure Takes risks with confidence   Be sure...

Rabbit Meat Breakfast Sausage

Rabbit Meat Breakfast Sausage

Rabbit Meat Breakfast Sausage Rabbit Meat Breakfast Sausage Ingredients 6lbs deboned rabbit chunks (1-2 dressed rabbits) 2 teaspoons salt 1-1/2 teaspoons rubbed sage 1-1/4 teaspoons white pepper 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup finely chopped peeled granny smith apple 2 tablespoons coconut oil Directions In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cover and refrigerate overnight. In a food processor, process the mixture in small batches until coarsely ground. Stir in apple. Shape into 16 patties, 3 in. each. Heat oil in a skillet; cook patties over medium heat for 5 minutes on each side...

Meat Rabbits & Cubed Poo

Meat rabbits and cubed poo; quite a title!  Today on the latest episode of We Grow Ours Nick and Don are talking to rabbiteer Boyd Craven. Boyd is the author of several meat rabbit books and the inventor of the new Cube-It press. Boyd has a lot to share about raising rabbits for food and profit.  You’re not going to want to miss this episode! Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr,and YouTube!

Pick Your Poison: A Look at Urban Farming

Pick Your Poison: A Look at Urban Farming

Pick Your Poison: A Look at Urban Farming            “Pick your poison” the bartender grunted with half a smirk as he washed cups behind the bar, it was probably the most clever thing he’d come up with all day. I really doubt he knew how long that line would last in my mind. I must have been 6-7 when I heard it and yes, I was in a bar at that age… I grew up fast!!! Just kidding, in my backwoods town in southwest Wisconsin the bar was more than just a bar. It was the...

Hard Tack for Survival

Hard Tack for Survival Hard Tack, also called a Ship Biscuit, has been around for a long time.  It may be the very first survival food.  Sailors and soldiers carried these when food was scarce.  These biscuits would fill a belly and never good bad.  There are museums with hard tack that goes back to the civil war!  Often sailors would eat their hard tack in the dark to avoid seeing the worms that were in them…hey it’s extra protein. Have you considered making hard tack one of your survival foods? Hard Tack for Survival Transcript below hey guys it’s...

Roasted Rabbit

Roasted Rabbit

Roasted Rabbit Roasted Rabbit INGREDIENTS 1 whole rabbit, skinned and cut into 8 pieces 1 shallot, peeled 10 cloves garlic, peeled 3 fresh bay leaves or 6 dried 8 cloves 15 to 20 whole black peppercorns 8 star anise pods 6 cardamom pods 10 sprigs fresh thyme 4 sprigs fresh rosemary 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (yellow or brown) Kosher salt and cracked black pepper About 3 to 6 cups or so oil (I usually use a blend of 90 percent canola and 10 percent extra-virgin olive, although you can change that to 50 percent canola and 50 percent olive oil.)...

Stuffat Tal-Fenek (Rabbit Stew)

Stuffat Tal-Fenek (Rabbit Stew)

Stuffat Tal-Fenek (Rabbit Stew) Transcript of Stuffat Tal-Fenek (Rabbit Stew) below by travelpod member hey everyone welcome back to another episode of the euro cooking comic on today’s segment of memories of Malta I’m going to be making what my opinion is the number one recipe in Malta it’s the national dish what I’m making today is called stupid pathetic and what that is is rather stew now before any of you who are squeamish click this video off here mia number one rabbit is really really lean number two is extremely healthy and good for you and high in protein...

Edible Insects

Edible Insects

Edible Insects Edible insects are nothing new, unless you live in the United States.  Many other countries have been eating insects for thousands of years.  I have seen a few bugs in lollipops and a chocolate covered cricket but I have to admit that I have yet to take the insect plunge.  But would you consider it?  What about in a SHTF scenario?  I guess we won’t know until we know… Did you catch the We Grow Ours podcast?  We chatted with Daniel from Tiny Farms about this very topic. Let me know what you decide to do and comment...

You Should Save Buckets: Homestead/Farm Advice

You Should Save Buckets: Homestead/Farm Advice I am a bucket hoarder.  I especially hoard those orange buckets from Home Depot; I even plant in them.  But did you know that there are some great reasons to save buckets? You Should Save Buckets: Homestead/Farm Advice…Food Storage Moms has SIX great reasons to hoard, I mean save buckets. Check them out now.

Rabbit Nuggets Recipe

Rabbit Nuggets Recipe

Rabbit Nuggets Recipe Rabbit Nuggets Recipe Ingredients 2 rabbit back legs Half onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, roughly crushed 1 tbsp fennel seeds 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin 1 star anise 1 liter sunflower oil, for the confit and for deep-frying 2-3 tbsp plain flour 1 egg 150g fine breadcrumbs 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp smoked paprika Fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions 1. To make the rabbit legs, put the legs and all the ingredients, including the oil (but except the flour, egg and bread crumbs) into a slow cooker and cook on LOW...